Thursday, March 1, 2007

Welcome

Thank you for visiting my blog and welcome.

By accessing this blog, you signify your agreement with and understanding of the following Terms of Use and Legal Information pertaining to both this blog and any material on it.

Under no circumstances should any material at this blog be used or considered as an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy the securities or any other instruments mentioned or implied.

All materials at this blog are meant to be reviewed in their entirety, including any footnotes, legal disclaimers, restrictions or disclosures, and any copyright or proprietary notices. Any disclaimers, restrictions, disclosure or hedge clauses apply to any partial document or material in the same manner as they do the whole, and will be deemed incorporated in the portion of any material or document that you consult or download.

The materials at this blog are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Vinny Catalano and/or Blue Marble Research further assumes no responsibility for, and makes no warranties that, functions contained at this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the blog or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components. Neither Vinny Catalano nor Blue Marble Research shall not be liable for any damages to, viruses that may infect, or services, repairs or corrections that must be performed on your computer or other property on account of your accessing or use of this blog. Please note that some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some or all of the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Vinny Catalano or Blue Marble Research be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the access or use of, or the inability to access or use, the materials at this blog, even if Vinny Catalano or Blue Marble Research or an authorized Blue Marble Research representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

1 comment:

ilanit said...

Just to put matters in perspective: Los Angeles private equity and buyout group, Blackstone, is valued at around US$40 billion. It has US$78.7 billion of assets under management. Another US private equity firm, the Carlyle Group, has US$54.5 billion under management and is now raising a US$15 billion leveraged buyout fund in the US.